Ranil Wickremesinghe Current Affairs - 2020

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn-in as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

On 16th December 2018, Ranil Wickremesinghe has once again become the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka after the end of the weeks-long political crisis in the island nation. On 26th October  2018, Mr. Ranil Wickremsing was ousted as Prime minister of Sri Lanka.  He was replaced by Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister. Mr. Rajapaksa resigned Read More…

Sri Lanka initiates process to formulate new constitution

The process to formulate new constitution in Sri Lanka has begun to replace the current executive president headed constitution. In this regard, a resolution to set up a Constitutional Assembly was presented in the Parliament by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The present constitution adopted in 1978, has powerful nature of the Presidency which Read More…

Sri Lanka won’t allow any country to set up naval base on its territory

Sri Lankan Government has announced that they would not any country to set up naval base on its territory. This announcement was made by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe while he was speaking at the International Maritime Dialogue at Galle, Sri Lanka. Significance of this announcement The statement of Sri Lankan Prime Minister ends Read More…

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in PM of Sri Lanka

Ranil Wickremesinghe has sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka for fourth time. He was administered the oath of office by President Maithripala Sirisena at the oath taking ceremony held at Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. Immediately after oath taking ceremony, two main parties in the country Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United Read More…

Sri Lanka General Elections 2015: UNFGG emerges as largest group

United National Party (UNP) led United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG) has emerged as largest group by winning 106 seats out of total 225 seats in Sri Lankan Parliamentary election 2015. Leader of the UNFGG and UNP and current Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to form a new government with the support of Read More…